Black Sapote - ChocolateDiospyros digyna
Chocolate Black Sapote split open revealing the very delicious chocolaty black flesh inside
$49.00 ($49.00-$79.00 choose a size)
Specifications of Black Sapote - Chocolate
Preferred Climate Tropical, SubtropicalLearn About Climate Zones
Grown From GraftedLearn About Propagation Methods
Max Height (when in the ground with good conditions) 2-5m
Plants required to Pollinate 1+ Beneficial (cross pollination helps with fruit set)Learn about Pollination
Can it Handle Frosts? Sometimes
Amount of leaves in Winter? All Leaves (Evergreen)
Suitability in Pots Yes with 35L+ Pot
Water Requirements Moderate Watering
Time to Fruit/Flower/Harvest 2-3 Years
Sun or Shade Full (Sun:80%-100%)
Preferred Soil Type Good Drainage
Soil pH Neutral (6.6-7.3pH)
Fruiting/Harvest Months February, March, September, October, November, December
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Customer Tips & Reviews Black Sapote - Chocolate
BRAY PARK, QLD, Australia
Espaliered. Takes a few years of growth before trunk is thick enough for tree to hold fruit. Only one fruit last summer at 4y mark. I see both male and female flowers, female come out later (early november when I spotted this). Rainforest tree, roots d...
WYNNUM WEST, QLD, Australia
Just got this one home, it's beautiful! Chose the Maher variety as it only gets to 4m. One of my favourite fruits. Can't wait to see this one grow!
North Lakes, QLD
Beautiful tree, think it might be a male though. Haven't had the heart to pull it out because the glossy green leaves are so pretty.
MARYLAND, NSW, Australia
He flowers like a bandit prefering flowers to new leaves. If you pull the flowers off you can force leave growth. New leaves are easily damaged by the cold and the wind can easily knock older leaves off.He responds well to tip pruning and loves to...